Back-to-school doesn't mean family fun has to stop! September is packed with fabulous, family-friendly things to do in DC over Labor Day weekend and all month long.
Fun fairs and festivals are happening all over the area this month. Step back in time at the Maryland Renaissance Festival in Annapolis or the Mount Vernon Colonial Market & Fair. Enjoy a free festival such as the Library of Congress National Book Festival, Adams Morgan Day, and Fiesta DC. And, many of the best fall festivals near DC kick off this month at area farms, including the Cox Farms Fall Festival in Centreville, Virginia and the Gaver Farm Fall Fun Fest in Mount Airy, Maryland.
Find more top September fun in our lists of weekend getaways and fall day trips from DC (perfect for Labor Day weekend), great places to go apple picking near DC, and awesome trampoline parks for indoor family fun.
We're adding more events to our family activity calendar every day, so don't forget to check it frequently.
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Historic Roosevelt Center
Walter E Washington Convention Center
West Lawn of the United States Capitol
President Lincoln's Cottage
Reston Town Square Park
U.S. Navy Memorial Plaza to Freedom Plaza